ISL 2023-24: Mohun Bagan Super Giant beats Mumbai City FC in League Winner’s Shield final

ISL 2023-24: In addition to their League Shield triumph, Mohun Bagan also secured a coveted spot in the AFC Champions League 2.

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ISL 2023-24: In a thrilling final league showdown of the Indian Super League (ISL) 2023-24, Mohun Bagan Super Giant secured a historic win against Mumbai City FC, claiming their first-ever League Winner’s Shield. Despite being reduced to 10 men, Mohun Bagan held their ground to triumph 2-1 in a fiercely contested match.

As it happened 

Liston Colaco opened the scoring for Mohun Bagan in the first half, displaying remarkable skill and precision. His spectacular finish, assisted by Dimitri Petratos, sent the home crowd into a frenzy. Although Colaco missed an earlier opportunity, his perseverance paid off as he found the back of the net.

Late drama

Substitute Jason Cummings extended Mohun Bagan's lead in the second half with a well-taken goal, putting them in a commanding position. However, Lallianzuala Chhangte's late goal for Mumbai City FC added suspense to the match. Despite the late surge from Mumbai, Mohun Bagan's resilient defense, led by substitute defender Brendan Hamill, ensured their victory.

Redemption of Mohun Bagan

The win marked a significant redemption for Mohun Bagan, who had previously faced setbacks against Mumbai City FC in the ISL. With revenge on their minds, Mohun Bagan avenged their previous defeat and secured a memorable victory in front of their loyal supporters.

Securing top spot

With this victory, Mohun Bagan not only lifted the League Shield but also secured the top spot in the standings, edging past Mumbai City FC. Their remarkable performance throughout the season earned them a total of 48 points from 22 matches, cementing their position as a dominant force in the league.

Road to Champions League

In addition to their League Shield triumph, Mohun Bagan also secured a coveted spot in the AFC Champions League 2, further enhancing their status in the football world. With their sights set on future successes, Mohun Bagan Super Giant celebrates a historic achievement, igniting the passion of their devoted fans.

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